Eastern Promises

(Great Britain/Canada, 2007, 100 minutes)

A London midwife looking to trace the family of a young prostitute who died in childbirth through her diary finds it leads to the Russian mob. Intriguing, exquisitely done crime melodrama.

Focus Features presents in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Téléfilm Canada a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films; produced in association with The Movie Network, Super Écran and Movie Central. Starring Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl. Directed by David Cronenberg; produced by Paul Webster, Robert Lantos; written by Steve Knight; music by Howard Shore; director of photography (DeLuxe), Peter Suschitzky; production designer, Carol Spier; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg; film editor, Ronald Sanders.


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